A full First Aid at Work course, in accordance with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.
Once qualified, holders of this First Aid at Work certificate can be used as First Aiders in the workplace in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
This course can be adapted to suit a particular audience, for example, clerical or engineering staff. The First Aid at Work course is run over three days and includes both theory and practical sessions. The First Aid at Work Syllabus Includes:
- The role of the first aider
- Managing an emergency
- Communication and casualty care
- Operating the AED
- Bleeding (minor and severe)
- Bone, muscle and joint injuries
- Burns and scalds
- Chest pains (including heart attack)
- Choking (adult)
- Eye injuries
- FaintingHead injuries
- Health and safety (first aid) regulations
- Low blood sugar
- Resuscitation (adult CPR)
- Seizures (adult)
- Severe allergic reaction
- Spinal injuries
- Unresponsive casualty
Students are independently examined on the final afternoon of the course. Upon successful completion certification is valid for three years. This course includes certification and a manual for each student. There are no additional costs.